IPL 2023 Orange Cap: This season’s most runs
The batsman in the Indian Premier League (IPL) who scores the most runs in a season receives one of the most prestigious individual awards in the league, the Orange Cap.
IPL 2023: Orange Cap
For a batter competing in the IPL, the Orange Cap is an honor. The winner of that particular Indian T20 League edition receives this award for scoring the most runs.
The batter who finishes the season with the most runs scored in that year’s IPL gets to don an orange cap. The player who scores the most runs during the season receives a framed orange cap.
Importance of Orange Cap
The Orange Cap is a highly esteemed individual honor and an assessment of consistency and competence in at-bats. Players can use it as a platform to display their skills and support the success of their teams. The orange hat is an integral component of the IPL and has evolved into a symbol of excellence in the league.
Who currently holds the orange cap in the IPL 2023?
Faf du Plessis holds the 2023 IPL Orange Cap after scoring 631 runs in 12 games, including Seven fifty-plus scores.
Facts about the IPL Orange Cap:
# The first recipient of the honor was Shaun Marsh, who scored 616 runs in 11 matches in 2008.
# Virat Kohli (973 runs in the 2016 edition) holds the record for most runs scored in a single IPL season.
# David Warner holds the record for most Orange Cap victories with three.
# Chris Gayle is the only player to have earned an Orange cap in two consecutive IPL seasons (2011 and 2012).
Top 5 run scorers in IPL 2023
Here is a quick overview of the top 5 run scorers in the IPL 2023 thus far:
1. Faf du Plessis, RCB – 631 Runs
2. Shubman GilL, GT – 576 Runs
3. Yashasvi Jaiswal, RR – 575 Runs
4. Devon Conway, CSK – 498 Runs
5. Suryakumar Yadav, MI – 486 Runs
Orange Cap: IPL 2022
For the first time, Jos Buttler took home the highly anticipated trophy in the IPL 2022 after amassing 863 runs at an average of 57.53 and a strike rate of 149.05.
IPL 2023: About this Season
The thrilling match between the reigning champion GT and CSK kicked off IPL 2023 on March 31. GT currently holds the top spot in the point table and is the only team qualified for the playoffs when each team has played a maximum of 12 matches.